Perinatoloji Dergisi 2005; 1(1): 44-48

Online published date : 1 March 2005

Placenta percreta: a case report

 

Ender Yumru, Murat Bozkurt, Faruk Özdemir, Tahsin Ayanoğlu, Pınar Tuzlalı

 

Taksim Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Kliniği, İstanbul

 

Aim: To review a case of placenta percreta.

Case: A case of placenta previa related vaginal bleeding on third trimester was operated and in the operation placenta percreta and an uncompleted rupture was seen and then a subtotal hysterectomy was applied. During the operation an acute hemorrhage was seen. Fluid therapy and blood transfusion was administered. The pathologic examination revealed that it was a placenta percreta.

Conclusion: In the cases of placenta previa, one must remember the possibility of abnormality of placental adherence.

 
Keywords

Placenta percreta, Abnormality of placenta, Hysterectomy.